Wednesday, June 22, 2011

RUSSIA ~Moscow- Novodevichy Convent-UNESCO~

Wonderful panoramic view of the Novodevichy Convent from the pond... And another UNESCO site! (WIP UNESCO swap) Thanks Irina!

The Novodevichy Convent is a historical Russian Orthodox convent in Moscow.Founded at the beginning of 16th century, for 400 years the Novodevichy Convent was the witness and the participant of important historical events, connected with the names of Ivan the Terrible, Boris Godunov, Sofia and Peter I. The architectural ensemble of the convent was formed by the end of 17th century and till now remains one of the best in Russia

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